New Delhi, August 2: The Institute of Chartered Accountancy India (ICAI) on Tuesday announced the results of the Chartered Accountants Intermediate (IPC) exam in which Maharashtra based student – Ronak Rajendra Jain – secured All India Rank (AIR) – 2, with 80.14 per cent. Twenty-four-year-old Ronak Rajendra Jain comes from a family of four who lives in a village called Nagad in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Ronak’s father is a pharmacist who owns a medical shop while his mother is a homemaker and his sister is married. Ronak plans to become an entrepreneur. Also Read - ICAI CA Exam 2020 to be Postponed? Feasibility of Conducting CA Exams to be Assessed, ICAI Tells Supreme Court

Since class 7, Ronak started living in a hostel in Jalgaon, he credits his hostel life for providing him with a distraction-free study environment and the drilling of a healthy routine. Also Read - ICAI CA Exam 2020: 'Keep it Flexible,' Supreme Court Tells ICAI on 'Opt Out' Option in July Exam

After clearing class 10 exams, Roak shifted to BYK college in Nashik where his interest in accounts, mathematics and statistics drove him to opt for commerce and from then on, he set his eyes on building a career in Chartered Accountancy (CA). Also Read - ICAI CA Results 2019 to be Declared Today @ icai.org

A year ago, Ronak cleared the CA CPT entrance with a score of 188, securing the top position in Nashik. After this, he joined coaching classes for IPC preparation in Nashik and has managed to score a whopping 561 marks. Also Read – ICAI CA Final And CPT Result 2017 Released: Raj Paresh Sheth tops CA with 630 marks out of 800 marks

In an interview given to Indian Express, Ronak said that he was preparing for CA exams since class 11. After completing his 12th standard, Ronak says that he covered the quantum of the syllabus multiple times. Due to this, he knew most of the theories, topics and formulas on his finger tips.

Ronak reveals that since last nine months he also attended coaching classes every day (including Saturdays and Sundays) where he took several mock tests, practised difficult subjects and asked for help when needed.

“Everyone has their hearts set on a destination and in the race to get there, they forget to look around at the present. My advice to anyone who wishes to pursue anything in life, is that they should focus on the journey and the experience,” Ronak said to Indian Express.